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Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
grow the economy. those are big military towns. he wants to talk about infrastructure in what he talks about in the state of the union address. note that most of these markets are about military presence, so he wants potential questions about furloughs. white house is calling it a fix it first policy. the president will also revise his call for a private partnership to attract financing. third part of the plan calls for cutting red tape to get permits. >> if we upgrade our infrastructure, that'll bring even more jobs, and that's the attitude of a lot of companies all around the world. and i know you want these job-creating projects in your districts. i've seen those ribbon cuttings. all of this is designed to turn up the pressure on republicans by pushing budget consequences into share backyards. >> border patrol agents will see their hours reduced. fbi agents will be furloughed. federal prosecutors will have to close cases and let criminals go. air traffic controllers and airport security will see cutbacks. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. pe
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
need these automatic, mindless spending cuts that could hurt our economy. all of us need to take responsibility for thinking about the same patriotism, duty that we see on display in our military. >> somewhat awkwardly president obama discovered that that's "not in my backyard" can apply to things like proposal to -- >> nobody who is going to buy a corporate jet is going to not buy it because of a small tax break. >> but you understand these middle class workers say it is because of the threat of this proposal to take away. >> i'm sure that some of these companies who want to keep these tax breaks for their customers, i get that, but that's not the reason that there's going to be an impact in terms of their sales. >> you could tell which states actually have some of these companies that build some of these private planes. president's pressure shows no signs of swaying republicans. both sides are digging in their heels, leading to a game of finger pointing about who loved the sequester more. democrats, they participated yesterday by circulating a 2011 powerpoint that speaker boehn
Feb 18, 2013 9:00am EST
markets and see this reflect in the economy if this does happen, and then you're going to have more finger-pointing. >> mark, your fix-a-debt, are they going to come down hard on congress, even if it's the republicans, if they believe the republicans are walking away from a deal? >> we should be pushing both sides for a deal because it's going to take both sides to get the deal done. but when tom friedman in the new york times and the washington post says had the $1.5 trillion that the president is talking about is not enough, is really isn't tax reform. so i think you're seeing a growing crescendo and this will crowd it every issue if we don't address it. >> you heard the white house say this weekend, when denis mcdonough went out and said you cannot raise the age in medicare because it's a cost-shifting not a cost-saver. >> that's because, if you raise it to 67, the 65-year-olds, many of them are healthy, medicare isn't spending a lot of money on them. if you move up to 67, you're ending up having to, you're not seeing a lot of saving in revenue there. he has put out an idea -- th
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
sequester, the healthcare law and the economy, and plus whether the republican party needs to change its tune. and a democratic governor is getting a big hand. bill clinton lends his star power to the virginia race that we won't be able to stop talking about all year. but first, take a look at today's politics planner. the new prime minister of japan comes to the white house today. this is the fifth japanese prime minister since president obama was sworn in for his first term. but this is the first rerun for prime minister abe. my insurance rates are probably gonna double. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? [ male announcer ] whether it's mom's smartphone... dad's tablet... lauren's smartphone... or kevin's smartphone... at&t mobile share makes it affordable for the whole family to share data on all their devices. and when you connect a tablet, you save $100. ♪ at&t. rethink possible. so i can't afford to have ger
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